- Former Georgia legislator named new chancellor at ECU Updated: Apr-27-16 5:56 pm
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - The UNC Board of Governors has chosen a former Georgia legislator as the new chancellor at East Carolina University.
- Civil rights attorney, federal judge Horace Ward dead at 88 Updated: Apr-25-16 6:18 pm
ATLANTA - A civil rights lawyer who became Georgia's first black federal court judge has died.
- Georgia lawmaker targets guidelines on campus sexual assault Updated: Apr-22-16 5:17 pm
ATLANTA - A Georgia state lawmaker and his wife have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and its Office for Civil Rights, alleging that it is trying to "micromanage student sex lives" with its regulations on how colleges and universities should handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment.
- State, local officials react to Super Bowl ticket tax law Updated: Apr-22-16 1:34 pm
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal says a measure to keep football fans from paying state sales tax on Super Bowl tickets will help make Georgia more competitive nationally.
- Georgia lawmaker not resigning after DUI arrest Updated: Apr-20-16 9:30 am
CLAYTON, Georgia - A Georgia legislator says he regrets his arrest on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol but doesn't plan to resign.
- State proposals on LGBT rights push business into spotlight Updated: Apr-17-16 6:46 pm
ATLANTA - Major corporations invested in Southern states have become some of the staunchest opponents of bills they consider discriminatory, facing off against Republican lawmakers eager to portray their states as the best home for global brands.
- Georgia lawmaker charged with DUI while juveniles in vehicle Updated: Apr-14-16 7:42 pm
ATLANTA - A Georgia state representative charged with speeding while driving under the influence with four juvenile passengers onboard says he made a serious mistake.
- Nebraska senators tread warily with gay, transgender issues Updated: Apr-01-16 5:40 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - By rejecting bills this session on either side of gay and transgender issues, Nebraska lawmakers acknowledged that while they're willing to take stands on some social issues, they're hesitant to tackle matters dealing with gay and transgender rights.
- Energy company halts work on $1 billion Palmetto Pipeline Updated: Mar-30-16 5:14 pm
SAVANNAH, Georgia - An energy company says it is halting work on the $1 billion Palmetto Pipeline after Georgia lawmakers approved a one-year moratorium on permits for petroleum pipelines in the state.